Indulge in Delight: Cappuccino Pie Recipe

Welcome to the world of coffee lovers! Here, I will introduce you to one of my favorite coffee-inspired desserts, the cappuccino pie. It is a delicious and creamy dessert with all the flavors of a fresh cup of cappuccino in every bite.

When I first tasted cappuccino pie, I was amazed by how well the flavors blended together. The nutty flavor of instant coffee, the sweetness of milk, and the light texture of whipped topping make it an irresistible treat. Whether you prefer your coffee hot or cold, this pie satisfies your cravings in a unique way.

Not only is cappuccino pie quick to prepare, but it’s also versatile. You can add different toppings such as crushed cookies, chocolate chips or chopped nuts to give it an extra layer of texture and flavor.

This dessert has been well-loved for centuries and continues to gain more popularity. It’s a rich indulgent bake that is perfect for any occasion, whether it’s a birthday party or a simple snack with friends.

So why not give this recipe a try and experience the blissful taste of cappuccino pies? Join me as we dive into making this fluffy cappuccino pie – your taste buds will thank you for it!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Cappuccino Pie
Cappuccino Pie

Are you a fan of all things coffee-related? Do you enjoy indulging in rich, creamy desserts that offer a burst of flavor in every bite? If so, then you’ll absolutely love this cappuccino pie recipe!

What makes this recipe truly special is the combination of fluffy cappuccino filling with a perfectly baked pie crust. But that’s not all – we’ve added a touch of instant white chocolate pudding mix to take this dessert to the next level.

This recipe is so easy to follow and requires just a few simple steps. Plus, it’s perfect for any occasion, whether you’re hosting a party or simply want to treat yourself to something sweet.

One of the greatest things about this cappuccino pie is just how versatile it is. You can serve it up with ice cream or pair it with your favorite cup of coffee for the ultimate caffeine hit.

Trust me when I say that once you try this fluffy cappuccino pie, you won’t be able to resist making it again and again. So don’t wait any longer – gather your ingredients and give this recipe a try today!

Ingredient List

 Perfect for coffee and pie lovers!
Perfect for coffee and pie lovers!

Here are all the ingredients you need to make this dreamy Cappuccino Pie.


  • Oreo crust, 1 (9-inch)
  • Unsalted butter, 4 tablespoons (melted)

Cappuccino Filling

  • Instant coffee, 2 tablespoons
  • Gelatine, unflavored, 1 package
  • Coffee, 1 cup brewed strong (we recommend Gevalia Bold Dark Gold Roast, cooled)
  • Cold milk, 2 cups
  • Cream cheese, 8 oz (softened)
  • Powdered sugar, 3 tablespoons
  • Whipping cream, 1 cup
  • Vanilla flavor instant pudding mix, 1 package (3.5 oz)
  • Cappuccino or Mocha Cappuccino International Delight Creamer, 1/2 cup


  • Low-fat whipped topping, 3 cups

Optional Garnish

  • Chocolate covered espresso beans or cocoa powder

Feel free to adjust and experiment with these measurements until you find the perfect combination that suits your taste. So what do you say? Are you ready to get started on making your own fluffy Cappuccino Pie? Let’s do this!

The Recipe How-To

 Creamy, dreamy and delicious!
Creamy, dreamy and delicious!

Preheat the Oven and Prepare the Crust

To make this cappuccino pie, preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).

For the crust, you can use a pre-made cookie crust or make your own. For an easy option, take 1 1/2 cups of crushed Oreo cookies and 4 tablespoons of unsalted butter, melted in a bowl until combined. Then press this mixture into a 9-inch pie dish.

Make the Cappuccino Mixture

In a medium bowl, dissolve 1 cup instant coffee granules in 2 cups of cold milk. Brew strong Gevalia Bold Dark Gold Roast coffee for an indulgent and rich flavor.

Next, add 1 package (3 oz) of unflavored gelatine into the coffee mixture and whisk it until it’s dissolved. Let the coffee mixture cool for 10-15 minutes.

Make the Cream Cheese Filling

In another bowl, mix together 8 oz cream cheese, softened at room temperature with a hand mixer until smooth. Gradually add 1 cup brewed strong coffee into this mixture while still blending with a hand mixer.

Then add 1 2/3 cups Instant white chocolate pudding and pie filling mix along with 3 tablespoons powdered sugar until combined. In another separate bowl, beat 1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream on low heat with an electric mixer until soft-peaked forms.

Add heavy whipping cream to the cream cheese and pudding mix and stir them together.

Bake Your Cappuccino Pie

Pour the cappuccino ice filling mixture over your prepared crust.

Bake your Cappuccino Pie using best baking practices at 350°F (175°C) preheated oven in about 35-40 minutes, or until golden brown on top.

Once baked, remove the pie from the oven and let it cool down to room temperature before serving.

Serve and Pair

Serve each slice of Cappuccino Pie at your preferred temperature with a dollop of whipped topping or ice cream. You may also crush some Oreo cookies on top of the whipped topping for extra crunch.

Enjoy your Cappuccino Pie with your loved ones during breakfast or afternoon tea time!

Substitutions and Variations

 A twist on a classic dessert.
A twist on a classic dessert.

Don’t be afraid to get creative and make this cappuccino pie your own! Here are some substitutions and variations you might want to consider:

– Crust: Instead of using a standard graham cracker crust, try an Oreo crust for a chocolate twist. You can also swap out the cookie crust for an English toffee crust to add another layer of flavor.

– Flavors: While this recipe calls for cappuccino flavor, you can experiment with other coffee flavors such as mocha or even a bold dark roast. You can also try adding in different types of chocolate or vanilla pudding mix to change up the flavor profile.

– Toppings: If you’re feeling extra indulgent, try topping your cappuccino pie with chocolate shavings or sprinkling powdered sugar on top. You can also add a dollop of whipped cream or ice cream on top for an extra treat.

– Type of Pie: This recipe calls for a fluffy cappuccino pie, but there are other ways to enjoy this delicious recipe. You could make a frozen cappuccino pie by freezing it before serving, or even turn it into a cream pie by using more cream cheese in the recipe.

No matter how you choose to personalize this recipe, don’t forget the most important ingredient – your love for coffee!

Serving and Pairing

 Satisfy your sweet tooth and coffee cravings in one.
Satisfy your sweet tooth and coffee cravings in one.

Cappuccino Pie is the perfect dessert to serve after a hearty meal. The sweet and creamy taste of this fluffy cappuccino pie is so indulgent that it will satisfy any sweet tooth cravings. You can serve this pie on any occasion, whether it’s a family day get-together or friends dinner party.

To elevate the flavor of your cappuccino pie, serve it with a scoop of ice cream or add some whipped cream on top. If you want to go all out, why not pair it with a frozen cappuccino or a hot latte? A warm mug of cappuccino is an excellent complement to the rich and sumptuous flavor of the pie.

If you’re feeling a bit adventurous, you can always experiment with different toppings for your cappuccino pie. Try adding some chopped nuts like almonds or hazelnuts, sprinkle with cinnamon or cocoa powder to give it an extra kick. Crushed Oreos crust also goes well with this recipe as an alternative pie shell.

Carnival Cruise line even serves their luxurious chocolate cappuccino pie in their Italian Steakhouse menu with the addition of English Toffee crumbs over an Oreo crust to enhance the dessert’s depth and texture if you’re looking for inspiration on how else to serve this scrumptious treat!

There’s no limit to how you should serve your delicious fluffy Cappuccino Pie. Whatever you decide, be sure to put your own spin on it and enjoy every creamy slice!

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 Indulgence at its finest!
Indulgence at its finest!

The cappuccino pie is a perfect dessert for a party or a family gathering. Luckily, it can be prepared ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for up to three days. It’s always wise to make this pie at least a day in advance, as it takes time to set.

Once you’ve prepared the cappuccino pie according to the recipe instructions, let it cool completely before storing. Cover it tightly with plastic wrap and then with aluminum foil to prevent any moisture from getting into your pie. Place it on a flat surface in your fridge so that it doesn’t spill or become misshapen.

When you’re ready to consume the cappuccino pie, remove it from the fridge and let it sit at room temperature for about 10-20 minutes. This will help it come back up to temperature and will allow you to serve a slice without any trouble.

If you have leftovers, there’s no need to worry since they can be stored in the fridge for up to three days as well. However, keep in mind that the longer they sit in the fridge, the less fresh the filling becomes.

If you want to reheat your leftover cappuccino pie instead of consuming cold, simply pop them into an oven preheated at 350°F for roughly 10-12 minutes. Nevertheless, reheating isn’t always recommended for this dish, as it might alter its texture and make it overly gooey.

In conclusion, if you follow these tips for make-ahead storage and reheating of the cappuccino pie recipe, you’ll be able to enjoy this fluffy masterpiece even days afterward!

Tips for Perfect Results

 Cappuccino in every bite.
Cappuccino in every bite.

As a barista, I know that the perfect cappuccino pie comes down to the right ingredients and careful attention to detail. Here are a few tips to help you achieve flawless results every time you make this delectable dessert.

1. Use High-Quality Instant Coffee

For a rich and full-bodied flavor, use high-quality instant coffee. Bold and dark roast coffee works best for this recipe as it adds an extra depth of flavor to the pie. Choose your favorite brand or experiment with different types until you find one that really works for you. Gevalia Bold Dark Gold Roast is my personal recommendation.

2. Whip Your Cream Cheese Thoroughly

To prevent lumps in your pie, make sure your cream cheese is thoroughly whipped before adding it to your mixture. You can do this by using an electric mixer on a low speed setting, which will help incorporate air into the cheese without changing its consistency.

3. Make Sure Your Pudding Mix Incorporates Into Your Mixture

To ensure a smooth and creamy texture for your pie, make sure your pudding mix fully incorporates into the mix before refrigerating it. This can be achieved by whisking the dry pudding mix in with the other ingredients until there are no lumps left.

4. Be Careful When Heating The Whipping Cream

When making your whipped topping pour, be careful when heating the whipping cream on a low heat setting as too much heat can cause the cream to curdle or separate, ruining the texture of your topping.

5. Refrigerate Your Cappuccino Pie

For best results, refrigerate your cappuccino pie for at least 4 hours before serving it up. This will allow all the flavors to meld together and help set the filling of your pie.

By following these tips and tricks, you’ll achieve a perfect fluffy cappuccino pie that’s creamy, rich indulgent bake dessert that will make your taste buds sing with delight.

Bottom Line

In conclusion, this cappuccino pie recipe is a great addition to any baker’s repertoire. The recipe is easy to follow, and the ingredients are readily available at any grocery store. The taste is rich and indulgent, making it an excellent dessert for those special occasions or just as a treat for yourself.

There are many variations and substitutions that can be made with this recipe, so you can tailor it to your own taste. I would highly recommend trying out some of the variations mentioned in this article to see what you like best.

Overall, this cappuccino pie recipe is sure to impress your family and friends, whether you’re serving it at a dinner party or enjoying it on your own. So go ahead, give it a try! You won’t be disappointed with this delicious and fluffy cappuccino pie.

Cappuccino Pie

Cappuccino Pie Recipe

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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Italian
Servings 1 pie
Calories 838 kcal


  • 1 1/4 cups cold milk
  • 2 (4 ounce) packages instant white chocolate pudding and pie filling mix
  • 2 tablespoons instant coffee
  • 8 ounces whipped topping
  • 1 9-inch chocolate pie crust


  • Pour the milk into a medium bowl.
  • Add the pudding mixes,coffee and hlaf the whipped topping.
  • Whisk for 1 minute (the mixture will be thick).
  • Spread in the pie shell.
  • Spread the remaining whipped topping over the top.
  • Chill.

Add Your Own Notes


Serving: 551gCalories: 838kcalCarbohydrates: 48.6gProtein: 19gFat: 64.5gSaturated Fat: 40.2gCholesterol: 225.1mgSodium: 465.4mgSugar: 19.2g
Keyword < 15 Mins, Dessert, Easy, Pie
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